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Posts from the Spring 2021 issue

Recruiting and Retaining Diverse Faculty: The Riley Scholars-in-Residence Program

Started in 1988, CC’s Riley Scholars-in-Residence program helps those in under-represented minority groups prepare for careers in academia – or determine if such a career is right for them.

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Board of Trustees Approves New Trustees

At their annual February meeting, the Board of Trustees approved new charter trustees Justin “Chester” White ’15 and Tony Rosendo ’02 (Rosendo will start his position in 2022), and new board officers Jeff Keller ’91 P’22, chair; Ryan Haygood ’97, vice chair; and Heather Carroll ’89, secretary. The positions are effective July 1.

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Nurturing Seeds of Innovation

Over the summer, amid the chaos and confusion of the COVID-19 pandemic, Creativity & Innovation at CC decided to tweak one of their longest-standing traditions: The Big Idea competition. Creativity & Innovation Director Dez Stone Menendez ’02 had been mulling the change ever since she returned to CC in 2016. With a lot of help…

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PrintReleaf Program Update

The Colorado College Bulletin participates in a project called PrintReleaf WeForest as a replanting offset of the paper it uses to print the magazine. PrintReleaf has now completed its reforestation project in São Paulo, Brazil. CC contributed nearly 3,000 trees to the effort, and any excess replanting credits were transferred to a deforestation rehabilitation project…

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Student Perspective

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From the acting Co-Presidents

Dear Alumni, Parents, and Friends, As we look forward to a much-anticipated presidential transition at Colorado College, we are grateful for the opportunity to reflect on the past year together. It has been our sincere honor to serve as co-presidents during this interim, and we thank you for your continued support and engagement. Last spring…

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On the Bookshelf

The Little Book of Restorative Teaching Tools By Lindsey Pointer ’13, Kathleen McGoey, and Haley Farrar As restorative practices gain momentum, scholars and practitioners have begun to ask: How should restorative practices be taught? What educational structures and methods are in alignment with restorative values and principles? This book introduces games as a tool to teach…

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IDEA/Campus Collection: Regional Artwork That Speaks to CC’s Sense of Place

CC’s IDEA/Campus Collection has evolved over the years, and is unique in that it is almost entirely donated.

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What’s On Your Reading List, Corinne Scheiner?

We asked Professor and Chair of Comparative Literature  Corinne Scheiner “What’s On Your Reading List?” “I just finished rereading Tommy Orange’s ‘There There,’ which I first read when it was published in 2018. In the novel, we hear the stories of a wide range of characters, all of whom are heading to a Big Oakland Powwow.…

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Two Library Areas Named in Honor of Jill Tiefenthaler

The CC Board of Trustees recently approved the naming of an entrance and study lounge in the Charles L. Tutt Library in honor of former President Jill Tiefenthaler. The library’s east entrance, which faces Palmer Hall, will be named the Tiefenthaler Entryway, and the large study area next to Susie B’s café on the library’s…

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